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Food and Health

The relationship between food and health is intimate and fascinating, and a thorough understanding of this association is necessary to help restore, support, and maintain optimal health. Stay in touch with the latest research and advice on food and its impact on your health and that of your family with well-researched articles from Emaxhealth.

How Energy Drink Makers are Causing Overdoses and Deaths

Dangers of Energy Drinks

On April 26, 2017, a 16-year-old South Carolina high school student died after drinking Mountain Dew, a McDonald’s latte and an energy drink all within two hours. His death was ruled a caffeine-induced arrhythmia. Tragedies like the death of David Allen Cripe are becoming all too common in all age groups, and the cause may be marketing, packaging, and labeling by the makers which are misleading and can lead to overdoses of caffeine and subsequent deaths.

The rise of Esophageal cancer and how to make it stop

The rise of Esophageal cancer and how to make it stop

Esophageal cancer is one of the least studied and deadliest cancers worldwide because of its extremely aggressive nature and poor survival rate. According to the American cancer society, this disease is 3 to 4 times more common among men than among women. So, here what do you need to know about oesphageal cancer and how to make it stop.

7 recipes that will help you treat depression naturally

7 recipes that will help you treat depression naturally

Depression is an endemic neurological condition affecting roughly 15 million people worldwide, according to the Depression and Bipolar support Alliance. While there are environmental and physical reasons for the onset of depression, there is not a consensus on what exactly triggers a depressive mind state. Thankfully, scientific research has been able to pinpoint that, in some cases, diet is able to improve depressive symptoms. So, what are the foods that will help you treat depression naturally?

10 delicious recipes that will help lower your blood pressure

10 delicious recipes that will help lower your blood pressure

Hypertention (abnormally high blood pressure) is usually treated with diuretics that act on your kidneys, beta-blockers that opens your blood vessels, and many other synthetic remedies. However, blood pressure medications may incur a variety of undesirable side effects, such as: weakness, drowsiness, vomiting, skin rash, diarrhea, constipation and even erection problems. But, you can avoid all of that by changing your life style and eating foods that will help lower your blood pressure.

A Guide to Farmer’s Markets - Why Buying Local Is Cheaper and Healthier

Farmer's Market Guide

Farmer’s markets might not be as convenient as the supermarket or big box store, but you may find in the long run buying from local farmers and ranchers as well as beekeepers is healthier. Our market is open most of the year and twice a week. There are also markets in close by cities that are worth the drive which gives me options most days of the week. Here is a brief guide on how to shop at a local farmer's market.

5 ingredients that will lower your blood pressure

5 ingredients that will lower your blood pressure

Hypertension is characterized by high blood pressure, and can be a secondary effect to kidney disease, but also has been associated with certain medications. If it is left untreated, it can cause complications by the narrowing of blood vessels. So, the best way to keep your blood pressure at normal levels, is to use natural remedies that have the ability to lower your blood pressure. These 5 ingredients used in cooking, are accessible and inexpensive and will help lower your blood pressure.

10 Healing food recipes in case of a smallpox (variola) outbreak

Pustular rash scabs

Smallpox is a long gone, viral disease. But recent comments from Bill Gates on bioterrorism, have sparked fear on what could people do in case of bioterrorist attack with the variola virus, which is still kept in vials in the CDC in Atlanta and the State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology in Russia. So, the question is: how could food help with healing, in case of a smallpox (variola) outbreak?

Controlling Yeast infection can be a treatment for autism

Controlling Yeast infection can be a treatment for autism

The debate on what causes autism continues, but recent findings have confirmed that there is a gut brain connection that is disrupted in autistic people, and it is been discovered to be caused by an aggressive form of candida. This yeast infection causes havoc in the system, leading neurological issues, which are later labelled as autism. Therefore, controlling yeast infection can be a treatment for autism, and there is a case study to prove it.

The One Natural Food that Cuts Recovery Time in Half at the Gym

Gym Training Nutrition Diet

If you don't take the opportunity to replenish your blood sugar and muscle glycogen stores after a workout, forty-eight hours may be needed before these stores are refilled. This is typically the standard recovery time for most fitness enthusiasts, with the second day often feeling worse than the first, but it doesn't have to be this way. You can cut your recovery time in half by simply eating fruit.

Diet food dangers and why you need to avoid low-fat marketing promises

Low-fat food dangers

Researchers warn about falling for so-called diet foods designed to help cut calories and lose weight. A University of Georgia study highlights how diet foods can cause liver damage, brain inflammation and make you fatter. There is good reason we should avoid low-fat food marketing promises.

5 vegetarian recipes that will help you boost your calcium levels

5 vegetarian recipes that will help you boost your calcium levels

Calcium is one of the most important minerals in the body. While calcium is mostly present in bones and teeth, its is also necessary for other vital bodily processes. Eating calcium rich foods, is the best way to boost your calcium levels. So, here are 5 vegetarian recipes that will help you boost your calcium levels naturally.

22 Diet Soda Healthy Alternatives that Won't Damage Your Brain or Add to Your Waistline

Diet Soda Healthy Alternatives

Recent news suggests that people who drink diet sodas daily have three times the risk of stroke and dementia compared to people who rarely drink them and other research indicated that diet soda actually leads to weight gain and the potential for heart disease and diabetes. Scary statistics to say the least, so you may want to consider these healthy alternatives to diet soda.